“Be Winter Ready” 2012-2013 Information Campaign
The above campaign was launched by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence and the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport last Friday, 9 November 2012.
Through a dedicated website www.winterready.ie, advice is being made available from a number of sources including Government Departments, An Garda Síochána, the Health Service Executive, Local Authorities and the transport providers. The advice has been categorised under various headings including: the Home, Road Safety, Schools, the Farming Community and the Business Sector. A synopsis of the information available has been compiled into a booklet which can be downloaded below.
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The main objectives of the campaign are:
· To provide practical advice on how best to prepare for the coming winter.
· To ensure the public are aware of where advice and help can be found, if needed.
· To reassure the public that preparations are being made and arrangements have been put in place to ensure that there will be a coordinated response to severe weather events.